Venezuelan baseball followers mourn loss of life of ex-major leaguers

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BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Dozens of Venezuelans have been ready in strains exterior a chapel within the state of Lara to bid farewell to former main league baseball participant Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a automotive accident together with teammate Jose Castillo.

The corpse of Castillo was moved earlier Saturday to a distinct central-west state.

The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo have been each former gamers for the Houston Astros.

They died late Thursday when their SUV crashed because it tried to keep away from an object placed on the street. Officers mentioned some bandits place or throw objects on highways to power autos to cease to allow them to rob the occupants.

Carlos Rivero, a 3rd baseball participant who survived the crash, visited the chapel sporting darkish sun shades and bore a small bruise on his brow.

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